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Real Ministers of Music’s Wives of Anychurch, U.S.A. ~ Part 2

I’ve been married to a minister of music for over 20 years. My husband has served at many different churches in a variety of capacities: on staff, interim, supply, revivals, conferences, retreats, etc. 1,384 more words

What Will This Week Hold

I got sentimental this morning and re-published my lament from last semester. I have to wonder what this week will hold. Are AACS-accredited schools any wiser in their performance choices?

Pray with me.

Planning Ahead

Charles Wesley, Worship Wars and my Mom

Charles Wesley and my Mom

(Pinckneyville, Illinois circa 1972)

The most important thing a church does is engage people in the worship of God, so it does not surprise me that conflict in churches historically centers upon the way we worship.  546 more words

Rev. Shane L. Bishop

Evangelistic Worship

by Tim Keller

THE WORSHIP WARS

One of the basic features of church life in the U.S. today is the proliferation of worship and music forms.   5,186 more words

Missional

What Musical Instruments Should Be Used for Worship?

Back in 2011, Mark Galli announced the end of the worship wars (though he admits Christian churches are still maintaining a “tense truce” on music matters). 145 more words

Pastoral Issues

I wish Mumford & Sons Would Play at My Church

So last week I wrote a post about how Praise Bands are the New Medieval Priests. Over the past few days, that particular post has been generating discussion in the… 1,224 more words

Theology & Culture

The Truth About Worship Styles

If there is anything that seems to be true about Christians across denominational and cultural boundaries, it is that we can make any topic a theological argument. 455 more words

Ministry